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ABC
Oct 22, 2012 5:30am EDT
allowing four hits. score from san francisco last night, 6-1. >>> we know that she loves to dance and make people laugh at the same time. ellen degenerous, being honored at the kennedy center. being awarded with mark twain prize for american humor. >>> coming off of a tough loss, the ravens will take time off and play pool tonight. the leech foundation is hosting the shoot for the cure celebrity billiards torn to raise money for the breast cancer foundation. >>> this is the annual new river gorge bridge day festival in west virginia. hundreds of base jumpers made the 876-foot plunge, it's more than 300-foot taller than the monument. it takes 9 seconds for jumpers to pull parachutes. >> i'm very scared. i'm always terrified. it's amazing to challenge yourself. >> this is the 33rd year for the festival. you know who is the adventurous spirit. >> would you give it a try? >> i was going to say no but i saw you could jump with somebody. great day to do a little bit of jumping. we will see plenty of sunshine. we see a cluster of showers and storms now, around iowa and missouri. we will have high
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:30am EDT
normal once inspections have been completed. >>> there's a huge parade in san francisco today. the world series champions san francisco giants will celebrate their victory with a ticker tape parade. this is the second in three years for the giants in major league baseball, claiming the top prize. >>> not everyone dealing with the flood waters from sandy. in western maryland a very different story. they're actually shoveling a lot. >> up there three feet of snow in some places. this is what it looks like in garrett county. plow trucks out in full force, trying to clear the snow from the roads. things got so bad tuesday a 50- mile stretch of interstate 68 had to be shut down. that stranded truckers and drivers for a number of hours. road foreman mark wells had had to cut back 50 to 60 trees just to get to work. >> it's treacherous, the trees were falling behind me as fast as i was cutting them out in front of me. i've seen a lot of snow up here, but not from a hurricane. >> power outages in that area because of the wet snow, it's breaking the tree limbs. a blizzard warning continues throug
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:30am EDT
right now, the san francisco giants, they are one game up on the detroit tigers. they won last night and they won pretty big. 8-3. first pitch tonight is at 8:07. >>> just a few lines written with a pen with a very simple idea. listen. this young man said i wanted to know if you could use my idea for breast cancer awareness. the fifth grader from new jersey was watching a giants' game against the browns earlier this month and it gave him an idea. they're already wearing the pink cleats and the gloves, but why no pink penalty flags? roger goodell liked the idea and this coming sunday as the jets take on the dolphins at metlife stadium. the young man is going to be there presenting pink flaks like the -- flags like the ones you see her to the refs. they're going to put the yellow laundry if the pocket for one game. >> i like it. >>> as october nears you will be seeing more and more halloween themed movies and tv specials. >> you will gather to watch the classic it's the great pumpkin charlie brown. however one dad says it's time to retire the cartoon. i know what you're thinking why? i
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:30am EDT
the cincinnati series, they are playing san francisco. so the time could change but whatever you need to know wednesday night, there will be baseball in new york, guys. >> looking forward to it thanks so much charley. get warm and get a cup of cocoa or something. i am sure you will be down there all week long. get used to it. before we go we want to leave you with great video that makes you say oh. this is poochs taking part in an olympic style competition. my dog couldn't do that. take a look. this is from the hurdle to the obstacle courses and look at that even in the pool. catching and jumping in the pool. so these dogs can do just about anything any time all leaving you wondering with one question. can my dog do that. all of us have dogs up here. you have velvet who is a couch potatoe. >> yeah. my lap yes. >> all right. >> you. >> reporter: sophie is a couch potatoe. >> that wouldn't be for them. but share those pet pictures on facebook lauren might use one as a caption this. >> and keep orioles pictures coming too. >> absolutely. >> reporter: e-mail them to pix@wmar.com espe
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 6:30am EDT
us it's wednesday morning. tonight the detroit tigers take on the san francisco giants as this is game one. >> we don't know who will sing the national anthem for game one but we know common for game 5 -- come monday for game 5 it will be aretha franklin. she opened game 3 of the alcs last year and the town's beloved tigers won the game and fans are hoping for a similar result this year. >> all right a star stuned turn out for the premier of the james bond movie. sky fall and celebrities walked down the red carpet including prince charles. daniel craig spoke to cnn about how the character changed over the years. >> i think that's what is special about it. each individually they added to the whole thing and i am a fan of all of them. and it's just an honor to be part of it. >> sky fall hits u.s. theaters on november 9th. and a quick note for the fans out there of show time's emmy award winning show homeland. you can look forward to getting another season of the show. the gripping action because the hit show has been renewed for a third season. >> yeah excited about that. >> i love
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 5:30am EDT
certainly an issue in san francisco. that comes as no surprise if you've ever been to the city. people there are not afraid to leave those nasty notes. they disapprove of your parking job. >> i like your penmanship. >> that's not me. >> there is a new service curb text and send short anonymous texts to the car owner to let them know if they are blocking a driveway or maybe they're parked somewhere where they shouldn't be. >> we're proud to say that just a week ago, that actually the first neighbor to neighbor curb text was sent and someone was letting someone know that their car was about to get ticketed. >> 300 people have registered so far for curb text. it is the hope that neighbors look out for each other instead of nasty notes. >> people can be mean. no need to do that. >> and if you let someone know your meter is about to be running out, that could be helpful. >>> what is your variance tape caught on camera. we will show you police officers now investigating this morning. >> and also some hard times are hitting the university of phoenix. the move they plan to make now tha
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 5:30am EDT
gasoline. >>> san francisco giants are headed to the world series after a comeback against the defending champs the cardinal. the giants rowed the card 9-0 monday night and they take on -- routed the cards 9-1 monday night and they take on the tigers tomorrow in san francisco. >> did you see the rain? >> yes. >> and they finished in the rain. wow. the son of humphrey bogart and lauren ba-cal will help with a cause near to them. they are taping a psa for the esophageal cancer network. he lost his father to the disease in 1957. the psa will encourage people to be screened and let them knowheart burn can lead to cancer. diagnosis increased 400% in the past 20 years. >>> visitors to the dulaney valley memorial gardens can find peace and tranquility in an asian inspired space. it's designed in the tradition of feng shui and it's 7ic ahe is of pathways with animals and they have -- acres of pathways with animals and the design expert who created it says the feng shui was used in just cemeteries not in homes like today. a dedication ceremony happens tomorrow to officially on the garden to the p
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 6:30am EDT
. hold on now. check this out. a sight that caught people by attention in the san francisco bay area. some residents say the homes shook making them think it was an earthquake. turns out it was a meteor streaking across the sign and it was roughly the size of a car. now, you want to talk about the meteor or do you want to talk about the snow? >> about the snow. i think that we're doing to get some snow in here. not going to be what we had last season at all. but for today no type of snow whatsoever. we are dealing with temperatures in the 50s basically from kent island to baltimore even bel air this morning. let's take you outside in bel air. you can see what's going on. well, we have some clouds out there and also some clear skies so that sun/cloud mix will continue as we go throughout the day. so if prepared for that. now at the surface high pressure is out into the atlantic right now. we're waiting for the comfort to move through -- cold front to move through. ahead of that we have some showers and thunderstorms. and those will make their way in here as we go mainly into the eveni
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
! . >>> new accusations over yesterday's occupy demonstration in san francisco, the stories from protesters and police. >> a heart breaker today in detroit. the team lost the lead and dropped another game to the tigers. >> too high. >> and more pain that pump as gas prices reach a record high, how it is effecting more than just drivers. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am ken pritchett. >> i am heather holmes. >> members of the occupy moment in san francisco are leveling new accusations at police, stemming from yesterday's protest. ktvu's patty lee asked if the action were justified. >> reporter: san francisco police do not dispute the video but they said what is not known is what the protesters did before hand. >> reporter: this is video of san francisco police arresting protesters. it was shot by a filmmaker. >> the cops were hitting people with batons and shoving people and slamming people around. >>> the video is making its way around the web. what is not available is footage before this scene. >>
KOFY
Oct 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cuion. they brought it here asart of fleet week to showcase the ct that t nyan move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> reporter: the other advantage is the amount it can carry. consider what it could do come bared to a helicopter. >> -- compared to a helicopter. >> 12 to -- host helopters can only lifone oometimes two vecles at atime >> reporter: what it can move to shore, mobile er and surgical center which the marines have used in afghanistan. and to help in places like haiti. >> we have a 98% success surviveability rate if somebody were to come through these doors. we want the american people to
KOFY
Oct 30, 2012 11:30am PDT
for airline travelers more than 100 flights cancelled today at san francisco international. terry mcsweeney joins us any encouraging news? >> reporter: there is. also confusion any time you have an event as big as sandy there's going to be some. san francisco international spokesperson told me the airlines were cancelling all 114 flights in and out of sfo from those seven airports back east. i was at the united counter, one flight has taken off for boston another boarding, as we speak so there's confusion, confusion for airlines imagine what it is like for passengers. she needs to be home in new york. after 30 minutes at a ticket counter she didn't have a plight. what happened they couldn't get you on? >> no. very complicated. >> reporter: complicated? are the airlines cooperating? >> yes, they are very nice. it is just that everybody wants to fly now. >> reporter: brian's flight rescheduled for tomorrow, not going to work. >> 10 a.m. wednesday morning i have to be at arlington cemetery. the circumstances are definitely suck but that's my story. >> reporter: these two do have a fl
KOFY
Oct 18, 2012 11:30am PDT
caltrain station in san francisco with more on that huge $49,000 giveaway that will happen during our show after the game tonight. >> reporter: yes, after the game, somebody is going to hear their nam announced on abc7 news and that person is going to be $49,000 richer. it could be you. all you have to do is like us on facebook. the first commuters who arrived this morning were greeted with good news. we are giving away $49,000. >> i already did it many >> reporter: all they had to do was ask me. go to facebook.com/abc7news and like us. then click the win $49,000 button and fill out the entry form. only rizes of the bay area can enter which means -- only residents of the bay area can enter which means your chances are good. >> i'm going to payoff my car. >> reporter: very wise man. >> nothing frivolous. i'm going to keep it and save it. >> reporter: do as you please. but remember, you can't pen if you don't enter. >> i'll do it. -- i moved here two months ago. it will be my first and only station i do like. >> reporter: just a couple other things you have to be at least 18 don't you have u
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
. d-con. get out. >>> we are live in transwhere more than a -- we are live in san francisco where more than a million people are expected to flock the streets. >>> in that busy weekend means busy times on public transportation. how bay area transit agencies are preparing for the crush of riders. >>> two part passengers robbed at gunpoint overnight. how oakland police responded with special reenforcements to catch the suspect. >>> plus regrouping after wednesday's presidential debate. how both of the presidential candidates are changing their strategies. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day and it's a friday october 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here with the forecast and again i ask you because we are -- people will worry about the fog seeing the blue angels. >> we had that big cool down started on thursday. it continues today. there is a lot of low clouds and high clouds over us. mostly cloudy pattern. it might play into our weather late sunday into monday. todays highs 60
KOFY
Oct 12, 2012 11:30am PDT
of danger. >> in san francisco fire destroyed a restaurant and disrupted muni service for hours. in san jose explosive situation when fair broke out at a house with a lot of ammunition inside. >> the muni trains in san francisco just started rolling. that fire caused big problems at the west portal tunnel. terry mcsweeney joins us live. >> reporter: this is a story of the tire that would not go out. it isn't completely out yet. judgment a moment ago there were firefighters out here hitting the roof of the squat and gobble restaurant with more water they've been out here for six hours and there's still smoke many the same fire that caused the tunnel and all the muni trains to shutdown until 40 minutes ago. the report of a fire came in about 5:00 this morning. three hours later, despite a never-ending spray, the fire was still burning. >> it is a very deep building the first building the fire was hard to find they put out what they saw. i think it was way ahead of us before we got here in the walls, attic. >> reporter: when firefighters thought it was just about contained there would
CW
Oct 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. how they did it. now the fans in san francisco are celebrating tonight. >>> good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. the san francisco giants are back on top of the baseball world tonight. the giants brought their brooms to detroit and they completed the sweep for the tigers tonight, winning in extra winnings, 4-3. the celebration isn't just on the fields, but tens of thousands of fans have exploded on to several san francisco streets. some fans have started a bonfire in the streets. this is at 19th and mission. several streets downtown are now blocked with a crowd taking over a part of the street. we do have reports that thousands of people have blocked a bus at 7th and market. the driver was trapped, but we hear he is now okay. we also are hearing that police in towns are trying to get cars out of harm's way. no reports of any injuries, that's the good news. >> we'll bring in sports director with all the highlights. >> it never gets old. this four-game sweep stunned the baseball world by silencing the detroit line up with some of the most dominating pitching ever witnessed in the clas
KRON
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
haveer o san francisco's civic center to watch the giants with the tigers. fans were watching, waiting, expected to land hoping for it when they were not disappointed. the crowd exploded in their war when sergio romero through the final strike and the bottom of the tent. someone in the crowd marched fireworks everyone was hugging celebrating. it was incredible to see it was not just at the civic center plaza also at the marina district and every corner in san francisco around the bay area in public bars. the celebration did not stop there it moved out into the streets. chestnut street to be specific where people wait giants last and cars or honking their horns. it was pandemonium in san francisco. >> how big is this for the city of san francisco. this is also does,. this is of come! is also does,. this is of come! (cheers & applause) overwhelming ! (cheers & applause) as you might imagine they were happy with the win. excitement everywhere you concede the shots. the streets of san francisco. we'll have more reaction from fans throughout the morning on the kron for more in a spirit >> p
FOX
Oct 14, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. temperatures in downtown san francisco, approaching the 60s throughout the afternoon hours. so here's the forecast for game two of the nlcs. you can see partly sunny skies. temperatures mainly in the lower 60s, 62 degrees. winds approaching 60 miles per hour. a bit of a breeze out there but once again a nice forecast for game two of the series. we'll probably have those beautiful aerial shots once again of the ballpark and surrounding bay waters. coming up i'll let you know when san francisco warms back up into the 80s. your forecast coming up in a little bit. >>> our giant's coverage continues online. you can go to ktvu.com and click on the mlb play offs tab for news, video and pictures. >>> in other news tonight, b.a.r.t. shut down service for more than an hour this evening after a man walked into the transbay tube between san francisco and east bay. the closure as you see here from these pictures caused delays and delays and confusion. some travelers on both sides of the bay. b.a.r.t. officials tell us their security cameras caught the man walking into the under water rail t
FOX
Oct 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
>>> welcome back to the 10:00 news and our continuing coverage of the san francisco giants winning the world series. >> we had a a look earlier at how the team got here. but we were on the edge of our seats in the newsroom. let's check out with mark and f.p. for the final plays of the game >> a really close finish, the best game of the series from a purist standpoint. lots of strategy, the bullpen put to use and the giants take it down to the 10th inning, f.p. yes. and marco scutaro came through. you knew he was going to clutch up. but give the nod to jeremy affeldt. how good was he? >>> and let's take at -- at marco scutaro, against the closer phil coke. how many times can you ask for the guy to come through. and ryan theriot comes sliding in. scutaro caps it off. >> look at how slow the p r, the quick stroke of marco scutaro. so short. he has been doing it all season. how about marco scutaro playing for the rockies in july about 30 games out of first place and now a world series champ. how cool is that? >> one the best acquisitions that sabean has ever made. and now the triple cr
KOFY
Oct 24, 2012 11:30am PDT
not just san francisco fans people drove in from merced, l.a., huge broadcast tv setter wrecked in front of the park. the giantsre definitely on the big stage now. the world series doesn't just bring out rabid fans it brings out bomb squads, bomb sniffing dogs and x-ray months from local, state and federal agencies. >> world series is big going to be alot of people here, different things happening want to make sure san francisco stays say >> reporter: before any truck can go to at&t park it has to pass through an x-ray machine this truck is carrying hot dogs, candy and other concessions for fans. >> we are going to run it through the trucks here do our scanner and see if there is any anomaly. >> reporter: officers are looking for problems, fans are looking for tickets. >> i dove up from l.a. last night -- i drove up from l.a. last night, slept in my truck, they said there was no tickets. >> reporter: he found a scalper and is hoping for the best. >> seemed honest enough. i don't know. i don't know what the frisco crowd is like. >> reporter: he paid $150 each for standing room only.
KRON
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
digital 4.2. here's a live look at the toll plaza. san francisco is at about 55 and warming up to the '70s in this afternoon. we are expecting some sunshine once this early morning fog clears out. we will be right back. >> the dow is up by 19 points this morning. it is at least positive, we will take that. positive gains are also seen for the nasdaq. we will check with our financial advisor rob black in a little bit. >> the commerce department says that retail sales rose just over 1 percent in september after a similar increase in august. the electronics and appliance sales rose 04 0.5% and auto sales jumped 1.3%. sales and cassations also rose 2.5% reflecting the higher prices we have at the paul. --pump. oakland and san jose are a penny a part at $4.60 and $4.59 a gallon. >> small raises that seniors are receding will help with their overall in come. -- do expected to warm to the mid '70s today with sunshine as well. [ female announcer ] this is the story of sam, who made an unexpected arrival. [ woman ] he was 4 months early, weighing 1 pound, 12 ounces. [ female announcer ] fortunately
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
we begin with the giants and debra villalon in san francisco. >> reporter: well this has been such an embarrassing and lopsided loss that fans started deserting the ballpark an hour ago. now they're pouring out deflated after arriving for game two optimistic. high in center field the man with his fingers on the pulse of the game. >> i do feel better energy in the crowd actually. >> reporter: energy, spilling over perhaps from the 49ers big romp at home tonight. >> get some mojo for the giants, let's go baby, play offs. >> reporter: fans who went to both games had to bask in it. >> fantastic. it doesn't get any better, baseball, niners doing their thing. we're on, we're on. >> reporter: but not good enough. fans on both sides of the bay now grasp the strength of their opponent. >> that was a strong team. so, we can do it. we have our faith but it's going to be kind of hard. >> reporter: fans who saw the last bay bridge series and were tantalized by visions of another are just focused now on survival. >> the only good thing about it is both teams are real young. we have a lot of youn
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
throughout the bay area. and sky 7hd is up over san francisco. can't see anything right now, but it has been out all evening as fans have taken over the major streets throughout the city. >>> again the 2-2 pitch. got him looking. and the giants have won it all. >> san francisco giants, number one, baby. number one. i knew it was gonna happen. >> for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants ruled the baseball world. they sweep the detroit tigers four games to none. and here is a live look from sky 7hd above san francisco where people have filled the streets celebrating the giants' second world championship in the last three years, as we said. again though you can see a fire burning there, a bonfire. earlier sky 7hd captured these pictures of the celebration turning dangerous in the mission district moments after the game ended. a crowd cheered as the bonfire you see grew a few feet from stores and apartments. the fire burned for several minutes before police riding dirt bikes moved in and cleared the crowd from the flames. and take a look at this bonfire at mission an
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
san francisco muni. they tell me about 100,000 more people were on san francisco muni yesterday as compared to a typical saturday. that's bat 50% jump in ridership. b.a.r.t. tells me they had 120,000 more rides yesterday than a typical saturday. that's a jump of about a third. reporting live on pier 32, sergio quintana, abc-7 news. >> ama: thank you, sergio. and he didn't even go into all the sporting events going on today. the 49ers game against the buffalo bills at candlestick just wrapped up with the niners with another win, and in just over an hour the giants take on the cincinnati reds and while a's fans are standing behind their team despite playoff loss in detroit. [cheers and applause] >> ama: the a's had their moments today but the cheers died in the end. the green and gold is coming home to oakland, down two games to none in their play yeah -- playoff series. mike shumann will have the details ahead in sports. >> we want to see your postseason pride, you can e-mail your photos or share them with us on facebook, or on twitter, abc-7 7 news bay area, we'll be showing some p
KOFY
Oct 29, 2012 11:30am PDT
causing a ripple effect for bay area travelers. kira klapper joins us from san francisco international with more. >> reporter: 150 flights through sfo are cancel now. it is only expected to get worse for bay area travelers as the week progresses and hurricane sandy strengthens. hurricane sandy is already making enemies. >> this was my first time flying. i feel like flying is horrible and i don't want to do it again. >> reporter: 18-year-old rebecca's flight new jersey of yesterday from new jersey was delayed turning what should have been a six hour trip into 11 hours then missed her connection to burbank. >> most of us missed our flight because it got here at 11. >> reporter: 150 flights, 75 departures and 75 arrivals in and out of sfo cancelled, leaving thousands of customers stranded since the cancellations began yesterday. >> what we are seeing today is a full cancellation of essentially all flying to and from the major east coast cities. this includes washington, d.c. airports, new york airports and boston as well. >> reporter: passengers are urged to check before coming to the air
KRON
Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
san francisco police arrested a man in connection with sunday night's muni bus analyst. san francisco police have arrested gregory tyler on felony charges of vandalism and injuring or destroy passenger transit vehicle. a lot of people are expected to flood the streets of san francisco today for a ticker-tape parade. celebrating the giants would series plane. the parade will be a family friendly talk of free of it. crews were out setting out a giant video screen on larkin street. with more than one line people expected to attend today's event crews are also setting up at the barricades designed to hold back the crowd. today's parade will begin at the foot of market street near san francisco bay and cover about one and one-half miles to city hall. it will be all hands on deck for bart as the transit agency expects record ryder ship with giant fans across the bay area heading to the parade. the best way to avoid long lines heading to the giant parade is to purchase a roundtrip ticket. also bart is recommending that daily commuters get to the station and hour earlier than usual in anticipation o
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
anniversary here in san francisco. only they seem to be missing something. >> we didn't get tickets. no. imagine that. do you have tickets for us. what are you planning to do. we came here to be annoying. >> we just dime annoy the giants. >>reporter: kim is proof you don't need a ticket to live the excitement of the world series. renee of san jose came to watch 3 innings for free through the chain link fence. >> we came and waited in line here and yes. for a couple hours and got our wrist band and in we were. it was amazin amazing. >>reporter: she waited for 2 hours and it was absolutely worth it. of course again now the giants head off to detroit. from at&t park, abc 7 news. >> thanks very much. >> game 3 and 4 are saturday and sunday if necessary game 5 would be monday also in detroi detroit. >> tonight the abc 7 news i team investigates a cold case. child disappearance in san francisco almost 30 years ago. >> and in the process discovers a possible connection to serial killer. dan is here with an investigation you will see only on 7. >> kevin collins was one of the first missing
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in 1957. it was 97 in santa rosa, 94 in san rafael. san francisco 84 degrees and morgan hill reached a high of 93. we will definitely have warmer temperatures tomorrow. in fact, right now livermore is still at 99. we have 73 right now in san francisco. a look ahead coming up. >> thank you very much, leigh. >> well, you won't hear that question paper or plastic anymore. beginning tomorrow at every grocery store in san francisco a new law goes on the book at midnight. it outlaws most retailers from packing merchandise into plastic bags. customers will pay ten cents for every paper or compostable bag they use. >> san francisco just keeps getting a little more expensive it sounds like. >> people want a paper bag, it's ten cents. hopefully it's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> govern
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
in prices, take a look at san francisco now $4.74, up 47 cents in one week. oakland and san jose, $4.68, a jump of 50 cents. one expert did say governor brown's emergency action will help consumers. >> it is right if that would have a major impact on the price. increasing our supplies by 8 or 10% could be plenty to bring down california prices to normal relationship to the rest of the country. >> reporter: now the big question, how soon will we see prices fall? analysts are all over the board on this some are saying we could see prices drop in the next week. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning arm oakland city hall after protesters went on a vandalism spree. they broke windows and damaged cars from 14th and telegraph at 6:00 last night. the targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses. plus, cars parked along the street. police say they were outnumbered and were not prepared to move in and make arrests without outside help. demonstrators dispersed before help could be brought in. amy hollyfield is there now a
CBS
Oct 20, 2012 11:35pm PDT
ann notarangelo. in developing news out of san francisco tonight, hazmat crews have evacuated a block in the north beach area of san francisco tonight on powell street between green and vallejo streets. police responded to a call of an apparent suicide about three hours ago. emergency responders smelled chemicals when they got to the scene. 15 people inside the building have been evacuated. firefighters are now inside the building, trying to disburse the chemical to make it safe for people to return. >>> stargazers awed by this week's meteor sightings will get another chance. in the hours before dawn, tomorrow will be the best time to see the orionid meteor shower. the cosmic phenomena occurs as the earth moves through debris left by halley's comet. >> it's not related. it's as if you were having a big dinner party, and this strange, non-family member showed up just before things got underway. >> the best time to see it will be after midnight and before dawn. >>> just a reminder to all drivers. the san mateo bridge is closed this weekend for repairs and earthquake retrofitting. you're
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 3:30pm PDT
>>> right now -- a look at san francisco the place to be this weekend, the blue angels are flying overhead, america's cup is taking the waters and there's bluegrass music in the air. plus, baseball fans are plenty excited as well. it's all part of the bay's big weekend. and we have you covered. the news starts now. >> announcer: nbc bay area news starts now. >> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. thank you for watching this special edition of nbc bay area news. we are on early because of the notre dame football game coming up. it was a beautiful day to be out and about in san francisco, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the city for a little bit of music, some baseball, and activities. we have crews throughout the city. let's begin with monti francis. he is along the waterfront. hello, monti. >> reporter: good afternoon, the blue angels took to the sky just about 15 minutes ago. for many spectators, this is what they came to see. in fact, many of these folks staked out their spots this morning. we started with the parade of ships as vessels from the u.s. navy and u.s. coast g
KOFY
Oct 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
are planning to protest in afternoon outside st. mary's in san francisco. that's where bishop cordileone will be installed as the new archbishop of the san francisco archdiocese. the 56-year-old former bishop of oakland is a staunch supporter of ban on same-sex marriage. >>> cal-state has selected new chancellor to run the largest system of four year colleges in the country, timothy p white will replace charles reed in december. he is the chancellor at uc riverside. >> the woman who abandoned her 10-year-old after shoplifting at a safeway store is back -- -- is on her way back. officers are transporting her on an extradition order today. >>> $6,000 reward being offered for the return of a dog stolen from the home of a 10-year-old san jose girl. monday thieves broke through a glass door, stole electronic equipment and five-month-old dog named miko. police and city councilmembers pitched in to offer reward the dog has a microchip. >>> just ahead, major milestone for facebook. the status update mark you canner -- mark zuckerberg made this morning. >>> rare and beautiful sight, [
FOX
Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >>> developing news out of san francisco, where u.s. park police are linked to an officer- involved shooting. good evening, i'm ken pritchett in for ken wayne tonight. >> i'm heather holmes. >> we begin with that developing news in san francisco where we learned that u.s. park police fired earlier this morning at a suspect. ktvu's noelle walker is live near the scene to explain what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: heather we're on lincoln, which is closed to traffic. i'm going to step out of way so you can see the investigation goes on. i'm told lincoln will be closed for traffic for the next several hours while officers involved this officer-involved shooting. crime scene evidence markers mark the spot at very edge of the city where people come to take in the scenic views. police say money came to break into a car. >> one of our officers witnessed someone trying to break into a vehicle. when he approached that person, the suspect tried to run him over with a vehicle. >> reporter: that is when the u.s. park police officer fired his gun, several times, hitting the suspect vehicl
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm PDT
some fans call in sick that day to watch it on tv. live in san francisco, lillian kim, abc 7 news. >> some fans maybe some reporters there lil i don't know. thanks very much. nasty job. >>> now she will be at work i know. just as soon as fans got out of the game it was just grid lock. here you see south bound highway 101 backing up. major crash involving number of injuries blocked traffic for hours. all lanes are now reopened. >> you need to win 4 games out of 7 to take the championship series so the next 3 games are all in santa louis. game 3 lillian said is this wednesday starts at 1:07 pacific time. thursday game 4 starts at 5:07 pacific time. night game. on friday game 5 also began 5:07 pacific time. >>> port of oakland hired outside help to investigate its stripper scandal. recently rae leased public records show maritime operation director james kwan spent 4500 dollars at huh stop strip club back in 2008. kwan posted a dozen shipping industry executives at club called treasures. tonight the port of oakland commissioners held a special session to talk about the next move here
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 11:00am PDT
yesterday half moon bay six in san francisco, five san rafael, four oakland mountain view two, san jose the same. what are those temperatures? in the 60s and 70s almost 80 at half moon bay for the warm spot. into the afternoon looks like we hang in the 70s even a few 80s near the coast bay warmest temperatures low to mid 80s some 90s inland. back with the full forecast. >>> new clue makes investigators more suspicious than ever it was no accident a house burned overnight with a woman's body inside. amy hollyfield is live at the scene on san carlos avenue in castro valley. >> reporter: the fire wasn't that big the home barely looks damaged. look at the investigators they have out here and what a chunk of this street has been blocked off. they have several theories and they want to look into etch one. firefighters aren't sure what -- starred this fire overnight or why the woman in the home died. they did quickly realized they needed to call crime scene detectives. >> when the fire department got here, they believe that an accelerant had been used possibly. any time you have an accelerant
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 6:30pm PDT
year or better. >> it's absolute madness in san francisco right now. >>> and good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. busy doesn't even begin to sum up the weekend or the mood in san francisco at this hour. the fleet week airshow and america's cup have wrapped up for the day. the second day of hardly strictly bluegrass ends in about 30 minutes. so now it's all eyes on at&t park and that's where we find cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington. >> reporter: there is so much excitement here right now. you can hear people behind me here the chants of let's go, giants, from the ballpark. we just saw some fireworks, some fighter jets overhead and more than 41,000 fans are piling into at&t park for game one of the play-offs. they tell me a win is very important because it could set the tone for the post-season. now, this is a national league division series, the giants versus the reds. the giants have home field advantage for the first two games which are today and tomorrow. then they will head to cincinnati for the remaining games of a best-of-five series. pitcher matt cain will start on the mound to
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
to mutual aid. live in oakland, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and in san francisco, an occupy protest there on saturday ended in almost two dozen arrests. police say the protesters tried to block the streets and the businesses. they also say some of the activities threwob jects at police hitting one officer in the head. >> protesters threw ziplock bags, some of the bags of paint contain rocks. there's definitely intent to injure. >> they acted out of line, out of policy. they were just crazy. >> reporter: that man says police jumped the gun when they went to make an arrest. in total 22 people were arrested by police. some of the charges include conspiracy, rioting and refusing to obey a lawful order torques obey a lawful order from a police officer. san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested on saturday are suspected from a similar protest in the mission district last month. >>> right now, alaska airlines is trying to fix a system-wide computer glitch that's causing major long delays. long loans form at seattle airport. company officials say a data connect
KRON
Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm PDT
francisco giants are on their way thoworld series -- to the world series. it was a blow out. san francisco beating the cardinals 9-0 to win the national league pennate. in the pouring rain most of the crowd staid in their seats -- stayed in their seats. the giants face the tigers at at&t park on wednesday. gary radnich is here with more on this victory and what the team can expect in the world series. >> here we go. we roll it out, 43,056 fans at the park in san francisco. st. louis had one shot here in the top of the second. trailing 1-0. matt cain bought this leaping catch from crawford to save two runs and from there it was all giants. matt cain worked into the 6th. threw 122 pitches. hunter pence breaking from his slump. bases clearing number. 5-0 giants. st. louis outscored the final three games of the series 20-1. 20-1. you got to check out the rain. that was the only drama down the stretch. if this were a close game they may have halted play. but when it is 9-0, get this over with and crown the giants e. in 7 games, champions of the national league. as pam said, the tigers
KRON
Oct 22, 2012 8:00pm PDT
two or die. game 7 of the national league championship series of the san francisco giants. their plan their final game at at&t park at home. we will go there live but first we'll start with sports director at gary radnich for an update on the game. >> it is eight to nothing right now, the game is still in progress and they have just entered the eighth inning of this game. one more time at the giants with a wind will advance to the world series. --win here is the world series schedule and if we could be so bold. the world series will open here in san francisco wednesday and thursday then shift to detroit for game 3 and 4 on sunday. all of those start around 5:00 p.m.. we are probably about 20 minutes away from a big celebration in san francisco. let's go to jay are outside the ballpark. if it is anything like last night >> it will be rocking just like it was sunday night. it is somewhat quiet here. a lot of people are still at a bar some of those people coming out and having a good time out here. we're talking about a lot of people not only in the stadium that the people who are o
KOFY
Oct 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
impact the forecast today and the weekend. >>> san francisco's busiest weekend is officially underway. the music is playing in golden gate park, it is gre ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making memories for years to come. choose from plans offering protection from high out of pocket costs plus include prescription drug corage with youmonty premium. t the eedom to keep e doctors you already trust. if you're eligible for medicare we'll help you find a plan that fits your needs. call or go online now to get answers. you only have until december 7th to enroll. >>> the busiest weekend of the year is in store for san francisco a million are expected to visit. amy hollyfield joins us live from golden gate park. >> r
KOFY
Oct 16, 2012 11:30am PDT
few hours if san francisco is in the running to host up coming super bowl. the nfl is deciding if san francisco has a shot. the plan would mean 2016 or 17 super bowl would be played at the new 9ers stadium. >>> abc7 will carry the 49ers game live thursday. 4:00 hourlong pregame show featuring jerry rice and brent jones. game time 5:00. 9ers host seahawks. that will be followed by a special edition of after the game we will give away $49,000 to someone who likes us on our facebook page. >>> it is time for round two in the presidential debate. president obama and mitt romney are in new york tonight for the only town hall-style meet-up leading up to the election. t.j. winick joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: president obama certainly has work to do even he admits that first debate did not go well for him. mitt romney needs to keep the pressure on. he also needs to interact well with audience members. president obama has been prepping for tonight's debate this virginia golf resort. he left his clubs at the white house trying to send a message he's all business. >> how are you fe
FOX
Oct 13, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >>> playoff fever returns to the bay area as the san francisco giants return home ahead of tomorrow's big game. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> and hello again everyone i'm heather holmes. >> the san francisco giants are gearing up for their next battle as they take on the st. louis cardinals and our coverage continues tonight. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in san francisco where both teams got in a final practice. >> reporter: they did, heather and the giant's players say they are very happy to be home. now they are going to be taking on a team that had an equally improbable path to get this far. it wasn't all serious at at&t park this afternoon. as giant's first baseman pablo sandoval did his best umpire impression, but they say they will have their game faces ready for the st. louis cardinals. >> you look at the series we both had, so everything about it, a well-fought series. everything about both team we're scrappy and both fighters and both believe in ourselves reason a photo tweeted by sand val sandoval shows on plane in cincinnati not knowing if they had to fly to washingt
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 1:05am PDT
abc 7 news i team investigates a cold case. child disappearance in san francisco almost 30 years ago. >> and in the process discovers a possible connection to serial killer. dan is here with an investigation you will see only on 7. >> kevin collins was one of the first missing children whose case got national attention. thousands of tips came in over the years but they all led nowhere. tonight we have uncovered the one serious lead san francisco police either missed or chose to ignore. from san quentin state problem. east block. first tier cell 115 on death row. could the bizarre rant ofhold therial kilr hold the key to a boy disappearance almost 30 years ago. >> he was very sweet. very shy around other people. >>reporter: after ann collins 10-year-old son kevin vanished. bay area responded in a big way. posters went up. volunteers went door to door. police scoured local parks and shot public service announcement reenacting what happened using older brother as stand in. kevin left cy o basketball practice in the haight and waited for a bus at oak. last place ever seen. >> take each d
KRON
Oct 19, 2012 4:00am PDT
was sustained when the yacht capsized in san francisco bay. the boats was smashed into several pieces and will have to be revealed. there will take three to four months. the new wing the sale will be made in new zealand. no one was injured when the catamaran capsulize the boat was pulled for miles out to sea by the tide. let's find out about your friday forecast and see what's in store for the weekend. the morning. >> the morning to you change yesterday was too hot you like to deck. you will expeain in store as the start of your work week . it is a little bit of a war started and see widespread 60s now write about the 8:00 hour we will see a mix of '60s and '70s. afternoon highs bring mostly '70s some pace with the warmer areas taking a look at those numbers upper seventies and the south bay. mid-70s amount you. fremont. pittsburgh antioch livermore of getting the low 80s as well as seventies. for your east bay shore and a little bit cooler along the coast 64 ocean beach. 70 degrees for downtown 7 cisco. satellite and radio aradar showg a system to the north the bus join some w
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
accept the agreement by november 26th. >> the san francisco giants parade could create a traffic nightmare tomorrow morning. up next, one critical thing that b.a.r.t. is doing differently this year compared to the last giant's parade. >> tomorrow this san francisco high school band as well as the rest of san francisco gets ready for the big giant's celebration. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> there are some estimates that up to 1 million people will be in san francisco tomorrow to watch the giant's victory parade and need needless to say that will create traffic problems. >> reporter: getting into the city will be much tougher than getting into a regular world series game. at least 1 million people will be trying to get to the parade or just get to work. b.a.r.t. says it will have all hands on tech as it anticipates record ridership trying to get to the parade. >> we've been gearing up, we've called out every single employee at b.a.r.t. we're asking them to put on those yellow vests, get out there help with crowd control. >> reporter: t
FOX
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >>> that ands it! giants take a 3-games to nothing lead. >> and with that the san francisco giants are one game away from becoming world series champions. good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. >> it may be cold tonight in detroit, but the san francisco giants are red-hot. they are just one step closer to snagging their second world series title in three years. and we have team coverage for you tonight. ktvu's lorraine blanco watched the game with fired up giant fans in san francisco. first we go to debora villalon live in detroit. >> well, giant fans obviously vastly outnumbered here at comerica park, but none happier as they see a third straight shutout. >> let's go giants! >> reporter: and the bay area cheering section was a noisy one after tonight's victory. they were shouting one more win and we want a parade, already tasting that second world series championship in three years. on the other hand tiger fans rally towels are starting to look like the white flags of surrender. the crowd got quieter and more deflated with every inning against stellar giants pitching
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
to go there, thank you many big crowds there. big crowds coming to san francisco we are bracing for more than a million extra people this week for large scale events, including fleet week. navy and marines are on ocean beep right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain -- beach right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain why. >> reporter: they were dazzling everyone they showed off one of their cool tools and a few others to get fleet week kicked off. some call this is an engineering marvel. the size of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cushion. they brought it here as part of fleet week to showcase the fact that the navy can move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it t
KRON
Oct 21, 2012 8:00am PDT
rain. temperatures? mild. 53 degrees in san francisco. and 57 degrees in oakland. and a chilly 40 degrees in santa rosa. 52 degrees through the livermore valley. where should only see about 60s. antioch is one of the places where we will see 70's. mid-60s for the east bayshore. and along the coast in the north bay we are expecting 71 degrees in santa rosa. 69 degrees for san rafeal. if you're going to go to the giants? we should seek not intermittent or temperate weather into later tonight. with rainfall chances later, but let us go back to marty. >> let us to--talk about the giants facing off the 4:37 with the st. louis cardinals. mike pelton is live at mccuvey's it is very popular for giants fans. >> good morning, marty. ibm @ walnut creek and they are ready to go. you can see i am in walnut creek -- they are about one hour away from opening. the seating is in the shape of a small at&t park. the giants return home tonight as they face a must victory the no. 6. the cardinals, advance to the world series with the wind tonight. if san francisco has a victory? they will have a game
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
, about a million people are expected to crowd into san francisco today for all kinds of events. up next a live report on what to expect, including some pretty pricey parking. only on 7, cell phone robberies are on the increase in san francisco as thieves get more brazen. we will show you exclusive video of the crooks in action. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. don't tell me there's nothing to do today. let's check the forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. here's a look at the roof camera where we have partly cloudy conditions around most of the bay, but the fog is dense from santa rosa, napa, marijuana county. so be careful. visibility has been reduced. but this afternoon we will get into partly cloudy skies. it should be nice out there. but you will need the jacket, sunglasses. numbers in the mid-60s at our shoreline, across the bay upper 60s by the afternoon. inland east bay should see mid-70s, then we will quickly cool after the sun sets. it should be a nice afternoon. looks like a repeat performance for sunday. we do have a system lurking offshore that
FOX
Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: about one hour ago the san francisco police were doing one of their final briefing to officers before the main event. they were telling them what to look out for. live in san francisco i'm john sasaki. >> reporter: and i'm tom vacar i road the rails today. they say take a boat, take rails or a bus but leave the driving to us. even at mid-morning giants fans were taking bart. they hopped bart in pleasanton. >> we wanted to get on early, get in the stadium. go grab a bite to eat and then catch some batting practice balls. >> hang out with our friends and have fun and get ready to clear cheer on the giants. >> reporter: another man took a seat rob bart to hunt another seat. >> i will see if i can buy a ticket for one of my friends. >> reporter: what if you can't buy a ticket? >> i will just stand outside the game if i can't get no ticket. >> reporter: the great thing about taking bart or other mass transit you can party, have a good time, no traffic to contend with and if you are drinking you are not driving. by far the most scenic way to go to baseball's big show the fer
FOX
Oct 6, 2012 7:30pm PDT
san francisco was a busy place today. it continues tonight with hundreds of thousands of people expected to visit the city for a number of big events including fleet week and the giants playoff game. ktvu's christian captain joins us live from at&t park to tell us how we will likely see a repeat tomorrow. >> reporter: by now, at&t park is jam packed with fans watching tonight's game. it is just the latest major event in a city that is jampacked with weekend activities. >> ♪[ music ] >> if you are singing the blues in san francisco, it is and because there was nothing to do. the bluegrass festival kicked off to a crowd of thousands. the city marina district have the wild blue yonder that brought up the crowd. fans say that the four our air show was great but the highlight came at the end. >> the blue angels. we like at all. they are all impressive but the blue angels are phenomenal. >> just a few hundred yards away was the deep blue sea that drew the crowd. america's cup fans lined the shoreline watching the sailboats. >> we have fleet week and the ac45 and the blue angels. and
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